Join Our Team!

Working Towards a Greater Mission

When you come to work at First Alternative Co-op, you are joining a movement and mission to provide fresh, local, organic groceries that nourish our community and help support positive progress locally. Whether it’s providing high-quality food to our shoppers, supporting an abundant local network of farmers and producers, or contributing to a sustainably-minded business, the day-to-day work of our dedicated Co-op team is what makes this mission a reality.

First Alternative Co-op is committed to maintaining a welcoming and safe space that promotes inclusivity and equity for all. We strongly encourage people of color, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ community members to apply.

Staff Positions

Staff positions are generally 28-40 hours per week with a somewhat regular schedule of hours. For a staff position, you must be of legal age to sell alcohol (18 years of age or older).

Staff Benefits

  • Paid Time Off
  • Benefits (including medical and dental insurance, FlexMed savings accounts, IRA’s, and more)
  • 15% discount off of all Co-op purchases

*Staff working less than 28 hours are not eligible for some benefits

Application Process

Please follow the link below to view our current job openings and apply online. If you prefer to apply with a paper application, you may download the application form and submit it to either Co-op location. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, applications are accepted for active job openings only. We do not hold applications on file. You will need to re-apply for each position you are interested in. All applications received are reviewed. Our Human Resources Department contacts only those applications that are being considered for open positions. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

First Alternative Co-op is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.